Principal Designate, Leicester

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Leicester Metropolitan AcademyLeicester

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive to attract the best
Contract term: Permanent

Due to open in September 2021, the Leicester Metropolitan Academy will be a purpose built, brand new, secondary school for children aged 11-16. Approved as part of the Governments Free School programme, the school will respond to the aims for young people to leave school ready for the world of work, with a clear career pathway.

Learning without Limits Academy Trust, (LwLAT) is committed to providing outstanding education for all pupils, regardless of background or ability. Our goal is for the Leicester Metropolitan Academy to become a centre of excellence and a beacon for the local community, offering exciting opportunities for all.

The Trust is seeking to recruit a dynamic, innovative and proactive leader who will create an outstanding school that meets the needs of all our young people in an ever-changing educational landscape. The role will provide excellent professional opportunities for the right candidate with the opportunity to shape and grow a new school.

You will be skilled in working collaboratively at all levels to maximise the educational, work and social opportunities available for young people.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, please visit

For an informal and confidential conversation or to arrange a conversation with LwLAT , please contact Laura McGunigle at our recruitment partners Satis Education on 01744 742351 or email

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 29th November 2019.
Final Panel interviews will take place on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th December 2019.

Learning without Limits Academy Trust and Leicester Metropolitan Academy are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

More about Leicester Metropolitan Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Abbey Park Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5AQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 222 1616